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Link text/texmacs "The Elements" Song (website)
Written and sung by Tom Lehrer ca. 1955, animated by Mike Stanfill ca. 2002. Choose a connection speed to start the movie. Flash (.SWF) animation, 446 KB. There will be a short quiz after the song.
Link ECMAScript program Sample Movies from Chemistry Comes Alive! (website)
"Movies are only available on the Chemistry Comes Alive! CD-ROMs, but several samples are provided here. You must have QuickTime 4 or later to play these movies." From The Journal of Chemical Education Online.
Link application/x-troff-ms Organic Reaction Mechanisms (website)
A collection of 31 organic mechanisms in QuickTime format, about 500 KB each. Go to "Mechanisms & Movies" for the list of animations. From Organic Chemistry Online, by Paul R. Young, University of Illinois.
Link ECMAScript program Organic Chemistry YouTube Lectures (website)
This is just a YouTube search on "organic chemistry." Browse the videos to get an idea of what's there. Some are very entertaining and quite informative - a good way to get a quick overview or review of organic lecture topics.
Link TeX document Nuclear Chemisty (website)
"Click the following links to view videos relating to nuclear chemistry. These videos require QuickTime Plugin." From the Radiochemistry Society.
Link Plain Text Chemistry: The Science in Context (website)
This is the Student Website for "Chemistry: The Science in Context," by Thomas R. Gilbert, Rein V. Kirss, Natalie Foster, and Geoffrey Davies. It has quizzes and tutorials with Shockwave animations. Choose ChemTours from the menu bar at the top of the screen to see a list of animations.
Link Pascal source code Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment and other Shockwave Interactives
"This animation recreates Rutherford's gold foil experiment, which led to the discovery of the atomic nucleus." Another with narration is at
Link QuickTime video Cathode Rays (mov file)
View the animation here if the above website is unavailable. File size: 6 MB.
Link Cathode Rays (website)
This QuickTime animation shows the effect of electric and magnetic fields on the path of the beam inside the cathode ray tube. In 1887, J. J. Thomson interpreted these results as evidence that cathode rays consist of negatively-charged particles we now know as electrons. Thanks to Melinda (CHEM 1411 '05) for finding this link!
Link Paul Kelter's Lab Demos (website)
From the University of Illinois Chemistry Learning Center.
Link QuickTime video Dissolution of NaCl in Water (mov file)
Same animation as above, except in QuickTime MOV format, 721 KB.
Link AVI video Dissolution of NaCl in Water (avi file)
The process of dissolving NaCl in water, shown at the molecular level. AVI format with audio, 4.49 MB.
Link Course Resources on SW College Psychology Department Homepage
Link ECMAScript program SW College Psychology Department Homepage with Resources
Link Psyc 2301 Resources on SW College Psychology Homepage
Link SW College Psychology Department Homepage
Link Psychology Department Homepage with Psyc 2301 Resources
This page contains the Student Supplementary Handbook with Final Exam Objectives, Psyc 2301 Workbook, APA Style Reference, PowerPoints, and many other useful references.
Link Troff document Biology Careers and Job Searches Starting Point
By Ray L. Winstead, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Link D source code Physics World
Physics news, jobs, and resources. From, formerly
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